Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Consciousness, philosophy: The experience of differences along with a knowledge about alternatives as opposed to purely automatic responses. See also intentionality, identity theory, other minds.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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David Papineau
Metzinger I 316
Consciousness/Papineau: no natural species, but category with central examples. No common physical characteristic for all states of consciousness, only typical effects. - Nevertheless, consciousness is a higher-level property and therefore has causes.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Papi I
D. Papineau
Thinking about Consciousness Oxford 2004

Metz I
Th. Metzinger (Hrsg.)
Bewusstsein Paderborn 1996




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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-20